*Intro to touring/distance Kayak

Have you taken a exposed water course or are proficient at paddling on bumpy water and want to take the next steps of your kayak journey? Then take our intro to touring/distance course which is led by one of our full qualified instructors. This is an 3 hour skills based course in which by the end you will be able to;


  • Planning strategies
  • Identify wind direction and strength and plan ahead for the forecast
  • Identify Kayak hazards
  • Choose a safe kayak location
  • Identify self rescue techniques and when to apply them
  • Choose suitable  kayak, paddle and equipment for touring/distance over multiple days
  • Identify safe entry and exit points
  • Identify paddling technique used in choppy waters
  • Basic camp craft - tent pitching, fire lighting, basic cooking etc
  • leave no trace ethics
  • night navigation


If this sounds like a course for you please contact us